New Years Eve 2017 in London
London has a reputation for celebrating the New Year with its impressive New Year’s Eve fireworks and The New Year’s Day Parade. The fireworks are displayed near the Big Ben, with the fireworks coming off from the famous London Eye Ferris wheel. And since the 2014 New Year, London taking it to the next level by presenting the world’s first multi-sensory fireworks show. The Idea is to create a different experience for the spectators, not only they can see the colorful fireworks display, but also to smell and taste it. If you are planning of welcoming the year of 2017 in London, secure your tickets now and book the best hotels in London for a memorable celebration.
On the previous years, the fireworks show has drawn up for more than 250.000 people coming to the South Bank to get the front row spots. To regulate the crowd, the government issues the payable tickets to enter the crowd area. Only people with tickets are allowed to enter the official viewing platforms at Victoria Embankment and in the surrounding area.
The entire city will be heavily congested on New Year’s Eve, and commuters should expect station closures, diversions, and complications. So it is a good idea to stay nearby the attraction center. These are some of the best hotels in London, with proximity to the fireworks display area:
With a clear view of the river and the London Eye, with 4 minutes’ walk to the fireworks display area, this hotel is the prime position for celebrating the New Year. Spend more than a day in this historic hotel built in 1884, and be charmed by its French chateau style.
Located between Trafalgar Square and Whitehall and overlooking the spectacular view of River Thames, the fireworks display looks incredible from its position. The day after, the guest can witness the New Year’s Parade up close.
Only 5 minutes away from the Thames, it is convenient to major attractions like the London Eye, Aquarium, Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. The rooms are fully equipped with kitchenette, making it ideal for family travelers.
A luxurious hotel with lavish accommodation experience, and 10 minutes walking distance from the crowd. It is an avant-garde hotel with innovative design and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
The New Year’s Day Parade has been a spectacular turn-of-year tradition in London starts at 12 noon every January 1st. About a half a million people are expected to pack around London famous streets to see the fantastic spectacle representing 20 countries, including cheerleaders, dancers, representatives from West End shows, marching bands, andPearly Kings and Queens. The American-style extravaganza of dancers,musicians, clowns, floats twirl, andacrobats, march and drum, merge its way along the 2.2-mile route, for about three hours.
According to the schedule on the official website for New Year’s Day Parade 2017, the Parade will be started at Picadilly, one of the capital’s most famous main streets. The popular spots for watching the Parade are on Regent Street and Trafalgar Square.
If you are staying in London for more sightseeing, you can consider other best hotels in London at more reduce prices. Here are some recommendations, also with great facilities and excellent location:
While in London, do not miss a trip to the infamous Buckingham Palace, London Museum, Westminster Abbey, and London Dungeon. There are also packages of London sightseeing tours that the visitor can get in most of the hotel’s receptionist.